Go to the learning platform of your school.

A teacher should provide you with a sample course and add you to it. Then try the following steps in this sample course:

  1. Navigation: Get familiar with the interface and navigation menus. Look for features like dashboard, courses, user profiles, settings, etc.
  2. Course Enrolment: Enrol in sample courses available on the platform. Understand the process of joining a course and accessing its content.
  3. Content Consumption: Explore different types of content available in the courses such as documents, presentations, videos, audio files, and interactive media. Test how smoothly they load and play.
  4. Communication Tools: Utilise communication tools such as discussion forums, messaging, announcements, and live chat to interact with instructors and fellow learners.
  5. Assignments and Quizzes: Complete assignments and quizzes assigned by instructors within the courses. Pay attention to submission procedures and grading criteria.
  6. Grading and Feedback: Review grades and feedback provided by instructors on your assignments and quizzes. Understand how to interpret feedback and improve your performance.
  7. Progress Tracking: Monitor your progress within courses by checking completion statuses, grades, and any other tracking metrics provided by the LMS.
  8. Calendar and Notifications: Utilise the calendar feature to keep track of important dates such as assignment deadlines and exam dates. Set up notifications to receive reminders.
  9. Resources and Support: Explore additional resources provided by the LMS such as help guides, tutorials, and FAQs to troubleshoot issues and learn more about its features.
  10. Mobile Compatibility: Test the LMS on various devices (desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone) to ensure it is responsive and mobile-friendly for accessing course materials on the go.
  11. Accessibility: Evaluate the LMS for accessibility features to ensure it accommodates your specific needs, especially if you have any disabilities.
  12. Integration: Check for integration with other tools and platforms that might enhance your learning experience, such as citation management tools or supplementary learning resources.
  13. Feedback and Evaluation: Provide feedback to your instructors and the LMS provider based on your experience, highlighting any usability issues, suggestions for improvement, or positive aspects.